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1 killed, 9 wounded in city shootings, including 16-year-old boy seriously injured on West Side

A 37-year-old man was shot in the back around 9:20 p.m. Friday in the South Side’s Back of the Yards neighborhood. The man was walking in the 4700 block of South Ada Street when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He was stabilized at Stroger Hospital.

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In the homicide, a 19-year-old man was killed in a double shooting Friday night in the 10200 block of South Hoxie Avenue in the South Deering neighborhood on the city’s Southeast Side.

The 16-year-old boy was wounded after an attack around 11:55 a.m. in the 1800 block of South Ridgeway Avenue in the West Side’s Lawndale neighborhood.

The most recent shooting happened around 2:10 a.m. Saturday in the 3000 block of West North Avenue in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.

A 22-year-old woman was shot in the foot around 2 a.m. Saturday while at a party in the basement of a residence in the 4000 block of South Archer Avenue in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said. She was in good condition at St. Anthony’s Hospital.

Around 8 p.m., a 25-year-old man was shot in the 2900 block of West Cermak Road in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side. He was walking on that block...

Also on the West Side, a 19-year-old man was shot about 6:15 p.m. in the 3900 block of West Potomac Avenue in the city’s Humboldt Park neighborhood. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, police said.

Around 6:10 p.m., an 18-year-old man was shot in the 1900 block of North Harding Avenue in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side. He was walking when someone in...

A 23-year-old man was shot about 12:25 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Van Buren Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. He suffered a wound to the buttocks, and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, police said.

    1 killed, 9 wounded in city shootings, including 16-year-old boy seriously injured on West Side
    One man was killed and nine other people were wounded in city shootings Friday and early Saturday, including a 16-year-old boy who was seriously injured in a West Side shooting and three others who are facing critical injuries.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 17

Teenage boy, 16, among 8 wounded in city shootings

The man was walking in the 4700 block of South Ada Street when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He was stabilized at Stroger Hospital.

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Around 8:15 p.m., two men were wounded in a double shooting in the 10200 block of South Hoxie Avenue in the South Deering neighborhood on the city’s Southeast Side.

Earlier, a 25-year-old man was shot about 8 p.m. in the 2900 block of West Cermak Road in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side.

Also on the West Side, a 19-year-old man was shot about 6:15 p.m. in the 3900 block of West Potomac Avenue in the city’s Humboldt Park neighborhood. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, police said.

Around 6:10 p.m., another man, 18, was shot in the 1900 block of North Harding Avenue in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side. He was walking when someone in a dark car fired shots at him, hitting him in the right leg, police said.

Another man was shot about 12:25 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Van Buren Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

That shooting happened around 11:55 a.m. in the 1800 block of South Ridgeway Avenue.

    Teenage boy, 16, seriously wounded in shooting on West Side
    A 16-year-old boy is in serious condition following a shooting late Friday morning in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, Chicago police said. The shooting happened around 11:55 a.m. in the 1800 block of South Ridgeway Avenue. The boy suffered wounds to the leg, and was taken in serious condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 16

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The Plant, a facility home to farm and food-producing businesses, hosts an indoor farmers market at 1400 W. 46th St. the first Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go on tours of the Plant at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. For information, log on to PlantChicago.org/market.

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...show runs Tuesday, Feb. 8, through Sunday, April 29. The Art Institute is located at 116 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 443-7297...

...7 p.m. at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, in the basement at 1220 W. Lexington St. The meetings are closed format, meaning they are for people with drinking problems or AA...

At Benton House, 3052 S. Gratten Ave., find out about public benefits such as supplemental nutrition assistance and citizenship application help. Food...

...offers those ages 12 through 18 a safe and relaxing atmosphere at its Youth Center, 3528 S. Hermitage Ave. Teens can get help with homework, play sports, and interact with other teens. The center...

Chicago Hope Academy, 2189 W. Bowler St., will have an open house on Saturday, March 10, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Log on to chicagohopeacademy.org.

Chicago a cappella will perform Love Stories, Sunday, Feb. 11, at 4 p.m. at the Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St. Call (773) 281-7820 or log on to www.chicagoacappella.org.

...art spots includes performance art and shopping opportunities. Admission is free. Begin your tour at 1945 S. Halsted St. For more information, call (312) 738-8000...

Three children explore how to deal with hurtful words about skin color in My Wonderful Birthday Suit! at Chicago Children’s Theatre, 100 S. Racine Ave. Performances run from now through Monday, Feb. 18. Call (773) 227-0180.

Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens at 1801 S. Indiana Ave. will host adult fitness, early childhood, and youth programs from now through the week of March 12. Log on to http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/Chicago-Womens-Park-and-Gardens.   

Parents of prospective students are welcome to join the principal of Children of Peace Catholic School for coffee and donuts and a talk on Thursday, Feb. 8, at 9 a.m. The school is at 1900 W. Taylor St. Call (312) 243-8186.

Chinatown will host the Lunar New Year Parade starting at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 24th St. and Wentworth Ave. For information see ccc-foundation.org.

City Garden Waldorf School, 920 W. 19th St., will host prospective family orientations on Monday, Feb. 5, and Monday, Feb. 12, at 8:30 a.m. Call (312) 421-3050.

...Call (872) 216-9695 or log on to www.civiclegalcorps.org. The office is at 310 S. Peoria St.

De La Salle is at 3434 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 842-7355.

...life” and send it to Mary Beth Howard, the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, 1224 W. Lexington St., Chicago, IL 60607. Deadline is Friday, March 2. Scholarship officials will announce the winner Sunday...

The Field Museum will offer free basic admission throughout February. The museum is at 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr. Log on to www.fieldmuseum.org.

First Trinity Chicago Lutheran Church Community Center welcomes donations of clothing, shoes, and hygiene items. Volunteers accept donations on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon. The church is located at 643 W. 31st St. Call (312) 842-7390.

Jazz Showcase at Dearborn Station, 806 S. Plymouth Ct., (312) 360-0234, will feature the Big Bari Band, Sun., Feb. 4, at 4, 8...

...Warm up afterward in the main barn with special refreshments. The zoo is located at 2200 N. Cannon Dr. Call (312) 742-2000 or visit www.lpzoo.org...

...degree. Tours given daily; call to schedule your appointment. Loop Learning Center is located at 2001 S. Michigan Ave. (inside Long Grove House). For more information, call (312) 225-8828 or visit www.looplearningcenter...

...Fleur de Lis Ball on Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Grand Ballroom of Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Cocktails, a live band, and auction are at 6 p.m., dinner and awards at...

The park is at 37th Street and Archer Avenue.

The hospital is at 2525 S. Michigan Ave. Visit www.mercy-chicago.org or call (312) 567-2000.

Merit School of Music, 38 S. Peoria St., invites children and their parents or caregivers to gather the second Monday of every month at 11 a.m. for a free Storytime early childhood music class. Next dates are Feb. 12 and March 12.

Mother McAuley High School, 3737 W. 99th St., will host a shadow day on Monday, Feb. 19. Log on to mothermcauley.org.

Music @ Grace will present Woodwind Chamber Music on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m. at Grace Place, 637 S. Dearborn St. Call (312) 341-2352.

Northerly Island is located at 1521 S. Linn White Dr.

Francis W. Parker School, 330 W. Webster Ave., on Saturday, March 3, will host a diversity job fair for teachers, staff, and administrators...

...a.m. on Tuesdays, March 20 through April 24, in the Johnston R. Bowman Center, 710 S. Paulina St. To register, call (800) 757-0202...

...7:30 p.m. at Rush Tower AB Dick Conference Room, third floor, Suite 03510, 1620 W. Harrison St. To reserve your spot, call (888) 352-RUSH (7874...

Saint Ignatius is located at 1076 W. Roosevelt Rd. Call (312) 421-5900 or log on to www.ignatius.org.

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 2108 W. 21st St., (773) 847-6458, offers family counseling including pre-marriage classes and marriage counseling. The soup kitchen welcomes gifts of cups, paper products, plates, silverware, napkins, paper towels, and toilet paper. Call (773) 847-6458.

The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art will hold its annual art auction Saturday, March 3, at 6:30 p.m., 2320 W. Chicago Ave. Call (773) 227-5522.

...and school closures on the West Side. The exhibition runs through Saturday, March 31, at 800 S. Halsted St.

Get free, limited dental screenings at the UIC College of Dentistry, 801 S. Paulina St., on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 9 a.m. to noon. No appointment necessary: patients needed...

...hours, the area has video surveillance and a seating area. The station is located at 943 W. Maxwell St., and parking is available...

Santa Lucia School, 3017 S. Wells St., will host its Lead with Your Heart fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 10. Tickets are $75...

Send news of events to be held “around the neighborhood” by the 15th of the month before the month they are to occur to William S. Bike, Around the Neighborhood, Gazette Chicago, 1335 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60607-3318, fax (312) 243-4270, or email info@gazettechicago.com.

    Gazette Chicago " ATN: February 2018
    February 2, 2018 The Art Institute of Chicago will present I Strongly Believe in our Right to be Frivolous, the first solo museum exhibition in the United States of works by Mounira Al Solh, an artist living and working in Beirut and Amsterdam who creates drawings on yellow legal paper.
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

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Volunteer English (ESL) Literacy Tutors Needed!

Help adults learn English at Aquinas Literacy Center!
Volunteer as a one-on-one tutor for just 90 minutes a week at 1751 West 35th Street on the southwest side of Chicago. All tutoring is in English, so you don't have to speak another language to volunteer. Volunteer tutoring opportunities are 9am-8pm, Monday-Thursday.
Join us for our next tutor training workshop: Friday, January 26 (6pm to 9pm) and Saturday, January 27 (9am to 4pm). Attendance on both days is required to begin as a tutor. Please register in advance. For more information, please contact Sabrina at sabrina@aquinasliteracycenter.org or (773) 927-0512. Aquinas Literacy Center is sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters.

Jan 15

17 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

...on the South Side. The man was sitting in the drive-thru lane in the 1400 block of West 47th Street when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital...

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Two men were shot early Sunday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The men, ages 19 and 23, were sitting in a parked car about 12:40 a.m. in the 2800 block of West 21st Street when someone fired shots, according to Chicago Police.

...neighborhood. The boy was sitting in his vehicle at 8:24 p.m. in the 6700 block of North Hermitage when an unknown male approached and fired shots, police said. The boy suffered multiple gunshot...

...m. in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. Someone fired shots at a party in the 3900 block of West Arthington, striking three people, police said. An 18-year-old woman was shot in the neck...

    17 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - At least 17 people have been wounded by gunfire across Chicago since the start of Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. The most recent shooting happened Sunday evening when a man was wounded in a West Pullman neighborhood shooting on the Far South Side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Jan 15

At Least 18 People Wounded in Weekend Shootings

A 27-year-old man was sitting in the drive-thru of a restaurant in the 1400 block of West 47th Street at approximately 4:39 a.m. when he was shot in the left armpit. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, police said.

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On Friday evening, two teens were shot in the 9300 block of South Colfax just before 9 p.m., police said. The victims were walking down a sidewalk when a dark colored sedan pulled up and one of the occupants opened fire, striking both.

Early Saturday morning, three people were shot at a party in the 3900 block of West Arthington. The shooting occurred just after 4 a.m., and no one is in custody according to authorities.

A 38-year-old man was shot in the back while standing on a sidewalk in the 4700 block of West Huron at approximately 9 p.m. The man was approached by another man, who opened fire. The victim is in serious condition at Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

In the 2300 block of North Lawndale at approximately 9:19 p.m., a 24-year-old man was parking his car when an occupant in another vehicle opened fire. The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition with a gunshot wound to his back, police said.

At a party in the 900 block of West 114th Place, a 19-year-old man was shot in the right arm at approximately 1:30 a.m. The man was taken to Christ Hospital in stable condition, police said.

A 16-year-old boy suffered gunshot wounds to his body while sitting in a car in the 6700 block of North Hermitage, police said. The boy was shot when an unknown man walked up to the car and opened fire. He was taken to St. Francis Hospital in stable condition, police said.

    At Least 18 People Wounded in Weekend Shootings
    Over the holiday weekend, 18 people have been shot and wounded across the city of Chicago, according to police. In the city's most recent shooting, a 25-year-old man was shot in the 12300 block of South Union just after 6
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

Jan 14

16 People Wounded In MLK Day Weekend Shootings

...on the South Side. The man was sitting in the drive-thru lane in the 1400 block of West 47th Street when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital...

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The most recent shooting happened early Sunday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Two men, ages 19 and 23, were sitting in a parked car about 12:40 a.m. in the 2800 block of West 21st Street when someone fired shots, according to Chicago Police.

...neighborhood. The boy was sitting in his vehicle at 8:24 p.m. in the 6700 block of North Hermitage when an unknown male approached and fired shots, police said. The boy suffered multiple gunshot...

...m. in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. Someone fired shots at a party in the 3900 block of West Arthington, striking three people, police said. An 18-year-old woman was shot in the neck...

    16 People Wounded In MLK Day Weekend Shootings
    CHICAGO (CBS) - At least 16 people have been wounded by gunfire across Chicago since the start of Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. The most recent shooting happened early Sunday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Two men, ages 19 and 23, were sitting in a parked car about 12:40 a.m.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Jan 14

'Craft ice' from South Side is latest cocktail trend

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    'Craft ice' from South Side is latest cocktail trend
    When you order a cocktail in a bar, you probably don't give much thought to the ice inside of it. But a new business on the South Side, called Just Ice, does.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Jan 13

At Least 11 Shot In Chicago So Far This Weekend

...man was sitting in a drive-through lane about 4:40 a.m. in the 1400 block of West 47th Street when he heard shots and felt pain, according to Chicago Police. He was taken to...

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Less than 40 minutes earlier, three people were seriously wounded in a shooting in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. Someone fired shots at a party at 4:05 a.m. in the 3900 block of West Arthington, striking three people, police said.

...19-year-old man was attending the party about 1:30 a.m. in the 900 block of West 114th Place when a male shot him in the right arm, police said. He was taken to...

...year-old was sitting in a parked vehicle about 9:20 p.m. in the 2300 block of North Lawndale when someone inside the vehicle fired shots, police said. The man was taken to Stroger...

About 20 minutes earlier, another man was shot in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. A 28-year-old man was shot in the lower back while in the 4700 block of West Huron, according to Chicago Police. He took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in serious condition.

...old man and a 17-year-old boy were walking on the sidewalk in the 9300 block of South Colfax when someone fired shots from a dark-colored sedan, police said. They were both taken...

    At Least 11 Shot In Chicago So Far This Weekend
    (CBS) - At least 11 people have been wounded by gunfire across Chicago since the start of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. The most recent shooting happened early Saturday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. A 27-year-old man was sitting in a drive-through lane about 4:40 a.m.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Jan 13

13 wounded in city shootings, including three in West Side attack

He heard shots and felt pain around 4:40 a.m. while at the restaurant in the 1400 block of West 47th Street in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital where his condition was stabilized.

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The three were shot around 4 a.m. Saturday while at a gathering in the 3900 block of West Arthington Street in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said.

The teens, a 17-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man, were walking on the sidewalk in the 7500 block of South Stony Island Avenue when someone in a dark-colored sedan fired shots at them, police said.

• A 19-year-old man was shot in the arm around 1:30 a.m. Saturday while attending a party in the 900 block of West 114th Street in the Far South Side’s Morgan Park neighborhood, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where his condition was stabilized.

...the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side. He was parking his car in the 2300 block of North Lawndale Avenue when someone fired at him from a vehicle, police said. The man was taken to...

• A 38-year-old man was seriously injured in a shooting in the 4700 block of West Huron Street in the West Side’s West Garfield Park neighborhood around 9 p.m. The man was shot in the lower back and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.

...not available, suffered a gunshot wound to the hand around 3 p.m. in the 6600 block of South Claremont Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. She was taken to an area...

...Around 12:25 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in the 3200 block of West Evergreen Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said. He was shot in...

    Man shot in Humboldt Park neighborhood
    A 21-year-old man was shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side early Friday afternoon, police said. The man was in the 3200 block of West Evergreen Avenue about 12:25 p.m. when he was shot in the chest and right side, according to a police media notification.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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